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Current Awareness Services - Web Information

Keep up to date by using alerting services and browsing web resources for new information. Further information on internet searching.

Alerting services

Resource bulletins

Email bulletins inform you when new resources are added to the internet. They are often compiled by information professionals who evaluate the sources.

INFOMINE A virtual library of useful internet resources, including databases, electronic journals, electronic books and listervs. You can browse the resources by subject or you can register for an alerting service.

SCOUT report  Selection of new and newly discovered online resources of interest to researchers and tutors. Subscribe to their email bulletin.


These services will email you when changes have been made to web sites you have selected.

Change Detection A free service which monitors changes to your chosen web sites.

Watch that page A free service which tracks changes to web sites and emails you to alert you to the changes and the additional content itself.

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Browsable web resources

General resources

Academic info  Monthly updates on new content added to the site.

Yahoo picks  Updates on new resources added to the Yahoo directory.

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Subject gateways

These subject directories list internet resources chosen by experts. Scan the updates for new resources.


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Subject AreaInternet Subject Gateway
Arts and humanitiesIntute Arts and Humanities
Business and economicsBiz/ed
Health, medical and life sciencesIntute Health and life sciences
Biological and biomedical sciences researchBIORES
Health and medicineOMNI
Science, Engineering, TechnologyIntute Science, Engineering, Technology
Social sciences, business and lawIntute Social Sciences

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Multi-subject gateways

Braintrack University Index The Braintrack University Index links to over 5,000 higher education institutions throughout the world.

The World Wide Virtual Library Web resources selected by experts in their field.